Upcoming Events

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Past Events

UN-Habitat 26th Session of the Governing Council

8-12 May, Nairobi, Kenya - This session of the Governing Council follows the adoption of the New Urban Agenda during the Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development (Habitat III) in Quito, Ecuador in October 2016. 

We encourage Alliance members to submit side event proposals. For more instructions and requirements to apply, please visit https://unhabitat.org/gc26-side-events/. Applications must be submitted by 20 March 2017.

United Nations Economic and Social Council - Humanitarian Affairs Segment

21-23 June 2017 Geneva, Switzerland -  ECOSOC’s Humanitarian Affairs Segment is a unique platform that brings together UN Member States, UN organizations, humanitarian and development partners, the private sector and affected communities.

Each June, they discuss and agree on how to best tackle the most recent and pressing humanitarian concerns. Interactive panel discussions and side events share the latest information on current opportunities and challenges.

Urban Humanitarian Response Symposium

29-30 June, 2017, London, United Kingdom - Stronger Cities Consortium: International Rescue Committee (IRC), Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC), and World Vision International (WVI)

Organiser of Urban Humanitarian Response Symposium

The Symposium aims to foster a practitioner oriented conversation and dialogue about what are the concrete tools and approaches humanitarian and development actors are applying to respond to urban crises. The two-day event will include research and lessons learned from a range of contexts and cities. Topics for the Symposium will include:

World Reconstruction Conference 3

6-8 June, Brussels, Belgium - The third edition of the World Reconstruction Conference (WRC3) brings attention to the increasingly recognized importance of disaster recovery practices, as evidenced by the Sendai Framework’s Priority 4. Co-organized by the World Bank’s Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery, the European Union, the United Nations Development Programme and the African, Caribbean and Pacific Group of States, the conference builds on the success of the first two WRCs held in 2011, in Geneva and again in 2014 in Washington.